BMW Cracked Wheel Class Action Settlement Gets Initial OK

On March 12, a federal judge gave preliminary approval to a BMW cracked wheel class action settlement, which will resolve allegations that BMW of North America LLC knowingly sold BMW Z4 vehicles containing defective alloy wheels. As part of this cracked wheel class… Read More »

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Appeals Court Upholds $20.6M Birth Injury Award

A Maryland appeals court has upheld a $20.6 million award to a family whose son suffers from cerebral palsy due to complications during his birth at MedStar Harbor Hospital in Baltimore. According to the birth injury medical malpractice lawsuit, the child suffered... Read More »

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Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Joins MDL Against Ethicon

Another vaginal mesh lawsuit joined the collection of vaginal mesh lawsuits against Ethicon, a subsidiary of medical giant Johnson & Johnson. Plaintiff Brenda F. alleged she received a vaginal mesh implant in New York in July 2004, and went on to suffer... Read More »

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Ambit Charges Higher Rates Than Advertised, Class Action Says

A group of New York residents have filed a class action lawsuit against Ambit Energy for allegedly pulling a “bait and switch” by increasing energy prices on customers without informing them of the change in rates. The Ambit Energy class action lawsuit… Read More »

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Studies Indicate Unknown Neurontin Birth Defects Risks

Neurontin, an antiseizure medication, has been widely used across the country to treat a number of needs. However, some women have claimed that Neurontin caused their child to be born with a birth defect and that the drug maker did not warn... Read More »

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Biomet Hip Lawsuits Allege Defective, Dangerous Design

A married couple from Jackson County, Mo. has joined the large-scale litigation over Biomet hip implants. Claims from the couple's Biomet metal hip implant lawsuit echo many of the claims made in the large Biomet litigation. In this Biomet metal hip implant... Read More »

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4 Risperdal Lawsuits Allege Adolescent Male Breast Growth

Four young men recently filed Risperdal lawsuits in the state court of Pennsylvania. Each Risperdal lawsuit was filed individually against Johnson & Johnson and their subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals, rather than as a Risperdal class action lawsuit. These four Risperdal lawsuits similarly allege... Read More »

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Zithromax SJS Recovery a Hard Road

Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) are painful and sometimes fatal skin conditions that develop when a person experiences an allergic reaction, typically to certain prescription or over-the-counter drugs. Some antibiotics like Zithromax have higher rates of SJS or... Read More »

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Homeowner’s Insurance Settlements Held Hostage?

Normally, homeowner's insurance settlements are supposed to pay for the cost of repairs to a house after a disaster. However, after a series of wildfires in Texas, complaints have arisen alleging that mortgage companies have pressured borrowers to use insurance payments to pay... Read More »

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FDA Warns Against Infuse Bone Graft System in Children

In January of this year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued new a new Safety Communication to health care professionals, reminding them that the Infuse Bone Graft System is not designed or intended for use in children under the age... Read More »

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